• El Campo

    James Oates

    James Clyde “JC” Oates, 88, of Pflugerville, passed away July 28, 2018. Visitation will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4 at Heritage Funeral Home in Brady. Graveside services will follow at

  • Conroe

    Shelley Saunders Foust

    Shelley Saunders Foust passed from this life on July 22, 2018. She chose cremation, no funeral is planned. There will be a private immediate family memorial for her on Saturday, August 4, 2018. Shelley was born January 8, 1970 in Abilene, Texas to Clayton and Nancy Saunders. She attended public school in Abilene, Divide School in Nolan and in Highland School in Maryneal, Texas. Shelley was baptized into the Baptist Church on June 5th, 1983. Shelley married Denny Foust on August 28, 1986 and soon after they moved to Sugar Land, Texas. Shelley spent the past 32 years devoting her life to being a wonderful wife and mother to her…

  • Kerrville

    Thelma Louise Wood

    Thelma Louise (Gandy) Wood was born on September 11th, 1931 to Homer & Verna Gandy in San Angelo, Texas. She passed into Heaven on July 31, 2018 at 12:48 am. Louise Married Elton Dwain Wood on August 21, 1949 in San Angelo, Texas. She was the Mother of five children: Homer Daniel-deceased (Belinda), Scott Dwain (Angela), Melinda Rodgers (John), Tracy Ray (Lori), and Timothy Todd (Becky). She was grandmother to nine grandchildren; Harrison & Gina Wood, Joel (Kimberly), John Mark (Allison) and Jeffery (Kyla) Rodgers, Rachel & Nicole Wood, Jessica & Jacob Wood. She was also grandmother to five great-granddaughters; Ashlea Phillips-Rodgers, Emily, Allie, Tori and Vivienne Rodgers Louise was…

  • Mansfield

    Larry Perkins

    I’d like the memory of me to be a happy one. I’d like to leave an afterglow of smiles when life is done. I’d like to leave an echo whispering softly down the ways, Of happy times and laughing times and bright and sunny days. I’d like the tears of those who grieve, to dry before the sun of happy memories that I leave when life is done.

  • Kerrville

    Frank Ardell Smith

    On Friday, July 27, 2018, Frank Ardell Smith at the age of 84 passed away peacefully surrounded by family at his home in Kerrville, Texas after a long battle of cancer. Ardell was born on May 25, 1934 in Lincoln, Kansas to Keith and Thelma Smith. He married Kathy in Gainesville, Texas in 1999 and they lived in West Fall, Kansas for 16 years before moving to Kerrville in 2015. Ardell had a very interesting life with many different hobbies and jobs. From mowing contracts for military and landscaping to making garden art, selling antiques and refurbishing old windmills. He also was a pilot and liked to fish and metal…

  • Bandera,  Kerrville

    Bobbie Perry

    Bobbie Ruth Gray Perry, 77, of Kerrville, passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018 in Kerrville. She was born in Lockhart, Texas, to Oma Lea and Robert Alton Gray on December 11, 1940. She married Harold Lynn Perry on June 16, 1961, in Pasadena, Texas. She attended school in Pasadena, Texas, graduating from Pasadena High School. She worked as the financial secretary at Southeast Church of Christ for many years. Bobbie was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, William David Gray; and her sister, Dorothy Phillips. Bobbie is survived by her husband Harold; her three children and their spouses: son Kevin and Sherrie, son Keith and Christy, and…

  • New Braunfels

    Ester Farias

    Ester Morales Farias January 26, 1925- July 31, 2018 On Tuesday, July 31, 2018, Ester Morales Farias was called to be with the Lord at the age of 93. Ester will be forever remembered by her children, Reynaldo Farias Jr. (Josie), Gloria Romero (Vicente), Delia Aguilar (Jamie); siblings Sandy Morales, Rebecca Mendoza, and Mary Hinojosa; her 17 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren, 60 great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Ester was predeceased by her husband, Reynaldo Farias Sr., her parents Librado and Refugia Morales, as well as her siblings, Juan Morales, Bessie Alvarez, Felipe Morales, Concha Lopez, Tina Partita, Librado Morales Jr., Lorena Montanez. Ester married the love of her life, Reynaldo…

  • Wharton County

    Oscar Stephenson

    Funeral services for Mr. Oscar James Stephenson, age 54, of Wharton, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. August 4, at St. Stephens Missionary Baptist Church. Minister R.A. Williams officiating. Burial wil